Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Benches
Leather, Upholstery, Wood
Largely scaled bench commissioned for the Chicago Oriental Theater. Elaborately carved wood with bright original paint surface and leather upholstery. The bench once sat in the th...
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Vintage 1940-1949 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
Wood
Fantastic folk art Popeye wood flag display with original painted surface. Flag is separate and removable. Popeye measures 9" x 8" x 22.25". Flag measures 29.75" ...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Iron, Wood
Early 20th century Lee Tires puncture proof trade sign. Handmade and painted wood and nail construction. Great orange and black paint surface.
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Antique 19th Century South America Spanish Colonial Religious Items
Gesso, Wood
Late 19th century carved baby Jesus Santos with glass eyes and custom display stand. Handmade with carved wood and gesso. Glass inset eyes. Left and right hands missing. Wear consist...
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Vintage 1920-1929 United States Folk Art Statues
Concrete
Pair of majestic entry lions found at an estate on Lake Michigan. Black paint surface. Large and imposing presence. Very heavy and solid statuary.
Luis Ortega
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Vintage 1940-1949 Mexico Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Dynamic carved carousel horse from the studio of Luis Ortega in Puebla, Mexico. Original park paint.
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Wood
Early 20th century, American Masonic sign with compass and square symbols and arm and Hammer symbol. Great original red white and blue paint surface. Most likely was used as part of ...
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Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Religious Items
Amazing religious chalkware wall hanging found in a Catholic church in Philadelphia. The pictures describe it all. Wonderful detail and dimension.
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Industrial Shelves
Zinc
Vintage Industrial rolling zinc bakery cart with acorn finials. Great zinc surface.
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Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Large vintage carnival midway dart game found in the Midwest. Geometric shapes painted on wood. Many small dart holes on surface.
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Antique Mid-18th Century Europe Folk Art Sculptures
Wood
Fantastic pair of 18th century carved animas figures. Animas figures represent the spirits of departed family or friends and were placed on altars in homes during the "Day of th...
Snead and Co.
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Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Collectibles and Curiosities
Iron
Single piece cast iron helmet made by the Snead Co. Of Jersey City, New Jersey. These helmets were used for surface-supplied dives in shallow waters of less than 20 feet.

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